- Android Security I: USBCleaver – How your Smartphone steals your PC’s browser passwords, the Wi-Fi password and network information.
- Android Security II: Only 4% of Android users are running the latest version of the mobile OS – which can mitigate some 77% of all existing Android malware threats.
- Opera network cracked, code signing certificate stolen: At least a few thousand Opera users received malware through the Opera update process.
- DDoS: Have you heard about Download-Flooding-Attacks? U.S. mid-tier banks are currently facing this kind of attacks. Nothing new, but useful to get around standard DDoS-detection and mitigation measures.
- PRISM: The Washington Post published some NSA slides that explain the data-collection program… …If you’re now looking for alternatives to Google, Facebook and Co, prism-break.org is worth a look… …and if you’ve decided to encrypt everything from now on, you should read this first.
- An interesting view on Recycling User IDs, E-Mail-Accounts or Domains and the impact on Privacy – and what this means for providers of internet services.
- In Bayern kann man jetzt wegen offenen E-Mail-Verteilern ein Bussgeld kassieren. Besser spät als nie.